As the debate over the Export-Import Bank’s future continues (C4L supports allowing it to expire), Washington Examiner Senior Political Columnist (and LPAC 2014 speaker) Tim Carney debunks another of the doom-and-gloom pronouncements, writing: The academic literature on this suggests that a large majority of exports that receive government-backed financing would happen anyway without the financing. This […]
“The only reason God put Republicans on this earth is to cut taxes”–Robert Novak According to Politico, Republicans may be disregarding the late Mr. Novak’s theology as few Republican candidates for Senate are discussing tax cuts. Instead, those Republicans who are discussing tax policy are championing “tax reform.” Tax reform is by no means the […]
Even though it ultimately failed at the ballot box, the recent campaign for Scottish independence should cheer supporters of the numerous secession movements springing up around the globe. In the weeks leading up to the referendum, it appeared that the people of Scotland were poised to vote to secede from the United Kingdom. Defeating the […]
LPAC 2014 speaker Jim Antle has a piece on Rare reiterating both the reason why the Founders entrusted Congress with “the question of war” and why the argument that the rest of the government can do what it wants – and rely on the judiciary to sort out the constitutionality of it all later – […]
The Telegraph reports that Argentina is using drones to catch “wealthy tax evaders.” I wonder how long it is before tax-hungry local governments start asking the Feds for drones to more “efficiently” assess and collect property taxes?